No need to worry of BPA lurking with those dust mites

Steven Hentges, Ph.D
Saturday, July 1, 2017

Dust is commonly defined as the fine, dry particles of matter that are present anywhere matter is present. It’s pretty much everywhere, including the ubiquitous household dust that seems to magically appear in our homes on every surface and in the form of dust bunnies under furniture.

Household dust is made up of particles from every type of matter in our surroundings, including particles of us. From skin cells and hair, to fabric fibers, to pollen and soil particles, household dust has it all.

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How much fish can you eat?

Steven Hentges, Ph.D
Friday, February 24, 2017

Like most people, you probably like seafood. In addition to tasting good, seafood supplies healthy amounts of vitamins, minerals, proteins and omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids.  The latter is particularly important since consumption of these fatty acids is linked to reduced risk of cardiovascular disease. That’s why international health agencies recommend 1-2 servings of fish each week. What’s not to like?

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'BPA-Free' takes on 'fake news'

Steven Hentges, Ph.D
Friday, March 24, 2017

Due to years of attention to bisphenol A (BPA), used primarily to make polycarbonate plastic and epoxy resins, there is now quite a bit of attention to various alternatives described generically as “BPA-Free“. Many manufacturers proudly apply a BPA-Free label to their products, even though some never contained BPA to begin with.

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